Articles - DAC Beachcroft

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Automated Lane Keeping Systems and the Highway Code: DAC Beachcroft responds to the Department for Transport’s consultation

Automated Lane Keeping Systems and the Highway Code: DAC Beachcroft responds to the Department for Transport’s consultation

A response to the Department for Transport's recent consultation on changes to the Highway Code, urging caution and restraint when it comes to automat ...

Automated Vehicles: DAC Beachcroft responds to the Law Commission’s third and final consultation

Automated Vehicles: DAC Beachcroft responds to the Law Commission’s third and final consultation

DAC Beachcroft has today submitted its response to the third and final consultation jointly issued by the Law Commission of England and Wales and the ...

“Vnuk liability”: A line in the sand or a situation reversed?

“Vnuk liability”: A line in the sand or a situation reversed?

The Government has announced plans “to bin the EU’s ‘Vnuk’ motor insurance law – which requires insurance even on private land for a wider range of ‘v ...

Autonomous Vehicles: Law Commission launches its third and final consultation paper

Autonomous Vehicles: Law Commission launches its third and final consultation paper

The Law Commission of England & Wales and the Scottish Law Commission has launched its third and final consultation paper reviewing the regulatory ...

Shaping the future of transport: the Government responds

Shaping the future of transport: the Government responds

The Government has signalled a commitment to development of micromobility vehicles, flexible bus services and Mobility-as-a-Service following its Futu ...

The Highway Code: Making It Fit For The Future

The Highway Code: Making It Fit For The Future

In July 2020 The Department of Transport launched a consultation in relation to its proposed changes to the Highway Code. In this article we outline w ...

Automated Lane Keeping Systems (ALKS): Advanced but not yet automated

Automated Lane Keeping Systems (ALKS): Advanced but not yet automated

We have now submitted our response to the Department of Transport Centre for Connected and Autonomous Vehicles’ Call for Evidence on the Safe use of A ...

The Importance of Exactitude - German court finds Tesla’s ‘Autopilot’ system risks misleading consumers

The Importance of Exactitude - German court finds Tesla’s ‘Autopilot’ system risks misleading consumers

As competition between vehicle manufacturers gathers pace to bring to market ever more sophisticated driver assistance technologies, there is a very r ...

The Future of Mobility - Regulating for a modern, integrated transportation system

The Future of Mobility - Regulating for a modern, integrated transportation system

As part of a wider project looking at the future of transportation, in March this  year, the Department for Transport published a ‘Future of Transport ...

E-Scooters: The rent is on!

E-Scooters: The rent is on!

This week the government announced new regulations will come into force on Saturday 4th July that will permit trial of e-scooters.  The trial only leg ...